The collective XENOMETOK presents 49 days, their first music and dance performance. In it, an ensemble of four protagonists leads a journey through the memories of three sisters who find themselves in a space detached from time - between a yearning this world and an apparent beyond - in order to fight their way out together.
With finely arranged elements of electronic music, experimental vocals and moving images, a fiction is created in 49 days. It tells of the movements of previous generations and of the passing on of centuries-old Tibetan rituals, which were consciously preserved by the parents and are continuously entrenched in the memory and everyday life of the descendants.
A selection of memories and customs are activated and reinterpreted in 49 days in a 60 minute performance, not only bridging the individual and collective past, but being transformed into celebratory experiences of a communal present.
XENOMETOK is a transdisciplinary collaboration between singer Yesh, artist Valentina Demicheli and Tibet activist Paelden Tamnyen. Thematically, the collective moves in the field of tension between reappropriation and Asian perception of the foreign and the self.
49 days takes place in the context of the focus KASERNE GLOBÂLE (07.04. - 10.04.22).
Idea, artistic direction and dramaturgy: Yeshe Gyaltag, Paelden Tamnyen, Valentina Demicheli
Vocals & Performance: Yesh
Music & Performance: Valentina Demicheli
Dance & Performance: Kelsang Tamnyen, Tsewang Dendatsang
Performance: Paelden Tamnyen, Sean Tien, Sonja Schindler
Costume: Namuun Byambaa
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